- Florentino Luis is a target for Man United and Man City
- Man United sent scouts to watch the Portugal Under-20 star at Benfica
- Benfica have a release clause of 100 million euros or £91m on the youngster
Florentino Luis, Portuguese whizkid, is reportedly threatening the peace between Man United and rival Man City, with both clubs plotting a move for the Portuguese.
At the last count, Red Devils’ scouts were in the stands to see the Portugal Under-20 star at Benfica, but are yet to submit their report.
The 20-year-old, who primarily plays as a defensive midfielder, featured in 15 games for the Portuguese giants’ last campaign after joining from Benfica B team back in February.
Luis is expected to play an important role this campaign in the Primeira Liga and the Champions League.
Benfica have placed a 100 million euros or £91m price-tag for the highly-rated youngster
However, that may not stop Man United's rivals City, who are also eyeing Luis to table a bid in the next transfer window as cover for new £65m signing Rodri.
City boss Pep Guardiola is eager to land a long-term replacement for 34-year-old Brazilian star Fernandinho.
Already, City’s £55m for the youngster, who has featured for the Eagles this season was rejected during the summer transfer window.
Guardiola is reportedly considering an improved offer at the next summer.
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However, Fernandinho is due to be out of contract in May, and may force City manager to make a fast approach to be caught short.
Man United must act quickly to avoid been beaten by their city rivals for Luis signature.
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